September 1831 in History

Events in History

  • Sep 8 William IV is crowned King of Great Britain.
  • Sep 15 The locomotive "John Bull" operates for the first time in New Jersey on the Camden and Amboy Railroad
  • Sep 26 Robert Montgomery Bird's play "The Gladiator" premieres in NYC

Birthdays in History

  • Sep 7 Alexandre Falguière, French sculptor and painter, born in Toulouse, France (d. 1900)
  • Sep 8 Wilhelm Raabe [Jakob Corvinus], German author (Der Hungerpastor), born in Eschershausen, Germany (d. 1910)
  • Sep 13 Andrew Noble, Scottish physicist who was a founder of the science of ballistics, born in Greenock (d. 1915)
  • Sep 29 John McAlister Schofield, American Major General (Union Army), born in Gerry, New York (d. 1906)

Deaths in History

  • Sep 27 Henry van Wine, archivist/founder General Rijksarchief, dies at 91
  • Sep 27 Joannis Capodistrias, Greek governor of Troezen, murdered at 55